Diathesis-Stress Model: A Case Study

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Another unfortunate aspect of the affect diathesis-stress model is that it indicates the child, adolescent, and young adult are not provided the opportunity to flourish as some of their peers. Instead diathesis-stress is associated with growing up in an extremely negative, oppressive, and counterproductive environment during a child’s most informative years (Berger, 2014). Not only does anxiety disables an individual to properly regulate their response to everyday cycle of events but the effects trigger comatose genes and hormones to create psychological, biological, and neurological signs of future problems at an earlier age. Furthermore, the biological overload of hormones creates a void in an individual’s self-regulation ability of emotions

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